Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 44 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 7.68% 3.99% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 4.58% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 26
Peterborough median annual salary £45,000 £45,344 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% +3.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,125 £32,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,000 £78,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% +9.20% +8.75%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 519 502 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 90.58% 87.00% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 391 395 416
Peterborough median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £60,000 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) TDD
3 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (45.45%) C#
5 18 (40.91%) HTML
5 18 (40.91%) .NET
5 18 (40.91%) CSS
5 18 (40.91%) XML
6 17 (38.64%) SOA
6 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
6 17 (38.64%) HTML5
7 16 (36.36%) QA
7 16 (36.36%) HTTP
7 16 (36.36%) OO
7 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 16 (36.36%) MVC
7 16 (36.36%) Ajax
8 15 (34.09%) Selenium
8 15 (34.09%) WCF
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (25.00%) SQL
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
11 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (15.91%) Scrum
12 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
13 6 (13.64%) SDLC

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) DNN
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 15 (34.09%) Selenium
3 14 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.36%) HP UFT
4 5 (11.36%) SpecFlow
5 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (9.09%) JMeter
5 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) TestRail
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Applications Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Web Applications Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Quality Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Applications Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Tester
7 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Applications Tester
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Implementation Specialist
10 1 (2.27%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
1 18 (40.91%) CSS
1 18 (40.91%) HTML
1 18 (40.91%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) HTML5
3 16 (36.36%) Ajax
3 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (34.09%) WCF
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
6 2 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.27%) LINQ
7 1 (2.27%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.27%) React
7 1 (2.27%) REST
7 1 (2.27%) WinForms
7 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Robotics
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) TDD
3 17 (38.64%) SOA
4 16 (36.36%) MVC
4 16 (36.36%) OO
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) SDLC
8 4 (9.09%) API Testing
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Cognos
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft